Hedgeye Risk Management Hires New Technology Sector Head

Takeaway: Craig Berger will lead Hedgeye's Technology sector build out and research production efforts as it continues to scale its research platform.



STAMFORD, Conn., May 22, 2014 -- Hedgeye Risk Management, a leading independent investment research and media firm, announced today that industry veteran Craig Berger has joined the firm as Managing Director of technology research with an immediate focus on the semiconductor industry. In addition, Craig will also lead the firm’s Technology sector build out and research production efforts as it continues to scale its research platform.


"We are incredibly excited to welcome Craig onto our team during this important phase of our growth," said Keith McCullough, CEO of Hedgeye. "As both Hedgeye and the tech sector continue to grow and evolve in coming years, Craig’s proven track record of experience and expertise will be instrumental to our continued success."


Mr. Berger comes to Hedgeye with over 15 years of industry experience. He was most recently Managing Director of Equity Research at FBR Capital Markets where he provided primary coverage of semiconductor stocks. Before that, he served as Senior Vice President of Semiconductor Equity Research for Wedbush Morgan Securities. He was also a semiconductor analyst at Smith Barney Citigroup after spending several years at Intel Corporation as a senior financial analyst.


A Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Mr. Berger received a B.B.A. from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin where he also completed his Master in Professional Accounting degree. He is a fixture in financial media with over 80 live television interviews and is regularly quoted in publications including the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Forbes and Bloomberg.



Hedgeye Risk Management is an independent investment research and media firm. Focused exclusively on generating and delivering actionable investment ideas in a proven buy-side process, the firm combines quantitative, bottom-up and macro analysis with an emphasis on timing. The Hedgeye team features some of the world's most regarded research analysts, all with buy-side experience, covering Macro, Financials, Energy, Technology, Healthcare, Retail, Gaming, Lodging & Leisure (GLL), Restaurants, Industrials, Consumer Staples, Internet & Media. The firm is united around a vision of uncompromised real-time investment research as a service.


Visit www.hedgeye.com for more information.


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